Social Security Disability Blog
At Lipsey & Clifford, P.C., Bruce Lipsey limits practice to only disability law, which includes workers compensation and social security disability law. A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Mr. Lipsey graduated with Honors from Brown University with a concentration in Ethics and Political Philosophy. Subsequently, he received his law degree from Suffolk Law School, with honors in oral advocacy and brief writing. While at Suffolk, Mr. Lipsey was named a contributing editor to the widely used lawyer's resource, Proof of Cases in Massachusetts. Further, Mr. Lipsey clerked for the Honorable Judge James Sweeney.
Bruce practices only in the areas of disability law, including social security disability and workers’ compensation. Representing injured and disabled individuals before the Social Security Administration and the Department of Industrial Accidents is his entire focus. He is one of the few attorneys statewide whose practice is limited to these areas. Bruce is a frequent guest instructor at MCLE (Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education) on workers’ compensation issues and was the recent keynote speaker for the National Business Institute regarding social security disability advocacy.
Mr. Lipsey is a member of the Plymouth and Norfolk County Bar Associations and the workers' compensation sub-committee of the Mass Bar Association. Mr. Lipsey formerly served as the Chairman of the Massachusetts Bar Association Sub-Committee on Workers' Compensation. He is a frequent lecturer and has appeared on WNTN as a commentator on workers' compensation. He has also been used as a consultant on social security issues for WBZ TV news. Mr. Lipsey is a standing member of the Bench/ Bar committee where judges and lawyers meet to discuss policy issues relating to injured workers. He is also a member of the Federal bar. Mr. Lipsey currently serves as Area Chair for Brown University alumni interviewing.
Attorney Lipsey has been recognized by SuperLawyers in their annual listing of top lawyers in their fields of practice. This honor is limited to the top 5% of lawyers in the state.
A former Jewish Big Brother, Mr. Lipsey lives in Sharon, MA with his wife Marcie, an occupational therapist and certified teacher of the deaf, and two sons.